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Claire Sunderland Rossendale, Lancashire and willing to travel further afield

I offer bespoke, person-centred funeral and memorial ceremonies across Lancashire and further afield. I trained with the UK Society of Celebrants; I am a member of the Natural Death Society and passionate about promoting environmentally friendly end of life options, such as natural burial and resomation. I am also a qualified holistic counsellor and am currently training as an end of life Doula.

I will work with you and your family to create a meaningful ceremony for your loved one that truly reflects their personality, values and uniqueness. Before I write a ceremony, I will spend time with you and your family, to gain as much insight into the person who has died as possible. 

The ceremony itself can take any format you wish, with as many readings, poems and pieces of music as you choose, and you and your family can be as involved in the delivery of the ceremony as you wish. Once I have prepared a draft ceremony, I will send it to you to check to ensure you are completely happy with the content.

Following the ceremony you will be presented with a full copy of the ceremony script, a personal letter and a small memento as a keepsake.

I am based in Lancashire, but am happy to travel further afield (travel expenses will apply for long distances).

Other services I provide: Memorial Ceremonies, Scattering Ashes, Ceremony writing, Pet funerals, Trained Doula.

Facebook: Claire Sunderland Celebrant


Telephone 07954 691159

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